Federal judge rules D.C. handgun ban is unconstitutional

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:53pm
City may appeal reversal of ban on carrying handguns outside home; strict registration, safety regulations still in place

Growing California wildfire threatens Sacramento area

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:27pm
The "Sand Fire" mushroomed to 4,000 acres late Saturday, forcing hundreds of evacuations; crews also battling blaze in Yosemite National Park

American doctor in West Africa contracts deadly Ebola virus

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 1:22pm
N.C.-based doctor had been working with Ebola patients in Liberia; as Liberian doctor killed by spreading, incurable disease, situation getting "more and more scary," official says

Another arrest in robbery where homeowner killed female intruder

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 2:27am
80-year-old Long Beach, Calif., resident says he shot woman as she tried to flee; male suspect and now his mother are in custody

Rattlesnakes slithering closer to California homes

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 1:09am
One expert says the state's drought is driving the poisonous reptiles closer to human houses

Aspiring major leaguer can bring the heat with both arms

CBS US News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:54am
Baseball novelty has an arsenal of pitches he can throw with either arm

Cops: Driver ran over pal who feared he was drunk

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:59pm
Police on New York's Long Island say 21-year-old woman got out of friend's car because she thought it wasn't safe to ride with him

​New revelations from the Nixon tapes

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 9:15pm
Hours of previously-untranscribed recordings reveal the president's strategizing, ego, bigotry and political gossip-mongering

Reward tops $100K for suspects in deadly carjacking

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 9:09pm
Carjackers fled after ramming stolen SUV into Philadelphia fruit stand, killing 3 kids and injuring their mom and 2 other women

More police officers being outfitted with body cameras

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 8:46pm
Advocates say the body cams deter officers from using inappropriate force, and protect the cops from false accusations

​Passage: The happiest and unhappiest cities

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:26pm
A study examines the relative happiness of U.S. cities - how did yours fare?

Seeking help for hoarding

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 6:00pm
Support groups offer help for those who just can't throw anything away, a condition now classified as a mental disorder

​Almanac: Cigarette package warnings

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 4:48pm
On July 27, 1965, President Johnson signed legislation requiring labels warning of the hazards of smoking

Surge of migrants being smuggled to U.S. via Puerto Rico

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:20pm
Illegal immigration and human smuggling aren't just a problem on the U.S. border with Mexico

McCain: Ariz. execution a "bollocks-upped situation"

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 1:05am
2-hour execution was torture, says Arizona senator and death penalty proponent

LA coroner: Burglar killed by homeowner not pregnant

CBS US News - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:22am
Questions remain whether homeowner who shot fleeing burglar after he was beaten should face charges

Parents mourn daughter's death by living out her dreams

CBS US News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:24pm
When her parents found their daughter's bucket list, they say they knew exactly what they had to do

​Calendar: Week of July 28

CBS US News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 5:25pm
"Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead

2 charged in fatal attack on UNC professor

CBS US News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:44pm
Feng Liu, 59, suffered serious head wounds in an attack near campus on Wednesday; now two men face multiple charges in the incident

Pope coming to Philadelphia in 2015, report says

CBS US News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 2:42pm
Philadelphia archbishop confirms Pope Francis will attend next year's World Meeting of Families, according to Catholic News Services


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